The common steroid methylprednisolone does not reduce lasting pain at the incision site after heart surgery.
New guidelines for managing pain from dermatologic surgery aim to provide evidence-based tools for pain treatment and reduce opioid use.
Lidocaine-injection therapy in the intramuscular innervation zone effectively treats neck pain caused by myofascial trigger points.
Despite long histories of chronic headaches, patients who underwent peripheral nerve stimulation had significant reductions in pain and headache days per month.
Spinal cord stimulation delivered at 10-kHz improved chronic back and leg pain symptoms compared with lower-frequency therapy.
The marijuana extract THC is ineffective at preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Contrary to previous beliefs, children do not appear to have higher placebo responses than adults.
Although there are signs that efforts to reduce nonmedical prescription opioid use are working, complications from opioid-related disorders continue to be a problem.
A treat-to-target approach yielded greater psoriatic arthritis symptom improvement.